Nobody wants to go to summer school--but they might if it's the right summer school! There are plenty of opportunities for kids to learn in a fun way during the summer months. A few of the camps and classes are:
At Sweet Arrow Lake County Park from June 22 to June 24
Ages 4-6 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and Ages 7-9 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Camps will be led by Porcupine Pat McKinney and you can attend one, two or three days. Freewill donations are welcome. You must pre-register by contacting Porcupine Pat at 570-622-4124 ext. 113 or firstname.lastname@example.org YOu can learn more and find the registration form here.
Summer Youth Academies
At Penn State Schuylkill students in grades 1 through 8 can learn more about STEM, health professions or agriculture at week long camps. Learn more here.
Walk-In Art Center
Let your child explore their creative side with reading/art classes, theatre camp, potato print class, art/music class. Learn more here.
Summer Art Camp
The Schuylkill County Art and Ethnic Center in Pottsville is having art classes for pre-schoolers as well as several for older kids on music, theatre, art to eat, 3-D design, guitar, pottery, painting and percussion. Learn more here.
The Arts Barn in Orwigsbirg is offering camps for three age groups: 3-5, 6-8 and 9-11. They combine nature, art and lots of fun (plus snacks). Learn more here.
Fun Out of the Sun
The Schuylkill Mall is bringing back their Wednesday Kids Days which include a movie for $1, free lunch and craft for kids under 12. This Wednesday is the Croods and making a kite. Chech out the whole line up for June and July here.